Engineering Manager-Standards

BAE Systems
Cumbria, England, Barrow-In-Furness
23 Apr 2019
07 May 2019
Justine Poulastides
Project Engineering

Engineering Manager-Standards

Would you like to play a key leadership role in Engineering - Standards? We currently have a vacancy for an Engineering Manager - Standards, at our site in Barrow-In-Furness.

As an Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for the Management of an engineering programme or project consisting of a number of major engineering systems, disciplines, platform assemblies, equipment or software products. Roles are differentiated through the size of projects managed as measured though, annual cost/budget, IBP value and volume of resources managed.

The Engineering Standards Department provides a central service that supports multiple submarine programmes. It develops and governs the models, drawings, parts catalogue and standards documentation. This enables the Engineering Teams to design, integrate and produce outputs that enable the procurement, manufacture, build test and support activities to be sentenced.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to influence the direction of one of the key services within the business from a policy processes and technology perspective and progress through career frame work through broad exposure, and experiences.


Your main responsibilities as an Engineering Manager will involve:

Managing/Leading a Team of 30 plus cross discipline designers, APL's, PLS and Admin Staff

Provide a central engineering standards "service" in support of multiple submarines programmes (Astute and Dreadnought), throughout their product lifecycle; which includes, design, detailed engineering integration, generation of outputs, manufacturing, installation and the commissioning stages, plus through life support to external customers.

The service provided by standards includes the development, production, management and governance of Standards Documentation (including drawings), Library Parts Models and consultation/advisory services in support of the above.

Your skills and qualifications:

Degree Qualified or relevant experience

Excellent detailed Engineering cross discipline knowledge

A good understanding of the product lifecycle beyond Engineering

Ability to coordinate and facilitate the resolution of cross discipline/functional issues

What we're looking for in you:

A customer focussed approach, good knowledge of Foran and Teamcenter (how they are used in the context of Standards related activities), an understanding of SAP and the Supplier Enquiry Notification Process and an understanding of the Engineering Change Request (ECR) Process

Location: Barrow-In-Furness

Grade: GG12

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime - Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.


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